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DJ Sessions: Protest Music From 2Pac To Terrace Martin

Demonstrators march through the streets of Hollywood, California, on June 2, 2020, to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. (Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)
Demonstrators march through the streets of Hollywood, California, on June 2, 2020, to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. (Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)

Branden Peters and Maurice Garland, co-hosts of the podcast Day 1 Radio, share four rap songs that speak to the current moment of protests following the death of George Floyd.

Music From The Segment

2Pac, “Holler If Ya Hear Me”

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Terrace Martin feat. Denzel Curry, Daylyt, Kamasi Washington, and G Perico, “Pig Feet”

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Goodie Mob, “Cell Therapy”

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Dead Prez, “D.O.W.N.”

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Cassady Rosenblum produced and edited this interview for broadcast.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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